By Marcus Wynne
Thomas Harris’s The Silence of the Lambs meets Richard Marcinko’s Rogue Warrior during this mystery that races at breakneck pace--from the significantly acclaimed writer who gave Stephen Coonts “a nightmare for a week.”Alfie Woodard consistently completes a challenge. the talents he realized within the Australian unique Air carrier have carried over to his new existence as an Aboriginal religious chief and agreement killer for drug lord Jay Burrell. Alfie is aware how you can stalk and kill a sufferer, then disappear with out a hint. yet it’s the ritualistic murders and the devouring of his sufferers throughout the Aboriginal rite that ship a transparent message to Burrell’s enemies.Charley Payne used to be wasting it. He had spent his lifestyles as a door kicker for the U.S. significant Intelligence business enterprise within the world’s scorching spots. whilst his good friend, Police Detective Sergeant Bobby Lee Martaine learned that Charley was once changing into a chance to himself and his missions, Bobby Lee provided him a role. buying and selling in his weapons for a digital camera, Charley reveals his new existence as a forensic photographer within the dual towns uneventful and peaceful—just what he wanted, until eventually Charley is termed in to picture a ugly homicide scene. There are not any fingerprints and just one clue, a extraordinary Aboriginal portray. such a lot within the police division start to suspect a serial killer is at the free. Bobby Lee is last in on Alfie, yet Alfie discovered within the SAS undertaking isn't really entire if you’ve left a path in the back of. while Bobby Lee and his relatives occur useless, Charley returns to the way in which of the gun. yet he'll be battling a conflict at the religious leader’s turf within the Australian outback. A struggle to the loss of life that happened within the Aboriginal dream global 5 centuries prior to.
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While I've drawn on his work, any mistakes or misinterpretations are mine alone. I also owe thanks to Andrew Dineen of the Adventure Company for his help in setting up my tour of the Jowalbinna Bush Camp in Quinkin country, and to Allen and Mick, my guides to the rock art. And of course I owe my usual great debt to my wife, Caprice. Without her support none of this would be possible. 1 The man who would soon be eaten had enjoyed a superb supper. Broiled fresh scallops, with a hint of lemon and butter, a small filet mignon, a side of steamed vegetables— not enough to go over the strict limit of carbohydrates allowed on his diet— and a carafe of a very respectable Chilean cabernet sauvignon had left him feeling comfortably full and warm, a pleasant feeling in the chill of the late September Minneapolis night, where the hint of the bitter winter to come was still just a suggestion in the crisp cool air.
We are going to find him. " Charley turned and looked speculatively up at the beige walls of the house. He stroked his cheek with one finger as he took a final drag off his cigarette, then dropped it, still smoldering into the driveway's gravel. "I'll work that picture hard," he said. "There's something familiar about it. I've seen something like that before. " "Get me the prints before you start researching it. " "In what, I don't know. 4 Charley lay back in the bed and stared up at the patterns on the spackled ceiling.
Blood everywhere. But there were no arterial sprays. The blood was puddled and splashed. So the victim's heart had stopped before the main action took place. And that action had taken place in and around the leather recliner chair, so soaked and coated in blood it looked as though another layer of leather had been painted onto it. " one of the uniformed officers said. " "Sign him in as a contract civilian attached to forensics," Bobby Lee said without looking at the patrolman. " "Right, Sarge," the uniform said.
Warrior in the Shadows by Marcus Wynne